Insight and Analysis

Off-Season Outlook: BC Lions

3 hours ago | Staff
With a head coach now in place, the next phase of Ed Hervey’s plan gets under way in his second off-season in BC. More in the Lions’ off-season outlook.

O’Leary: How will NFL aspirations impact FA19?

22 hours ago | Chris O'Leary
With a record-breaking list of pending free agents, how will NFL aspirations shape what happens come February?’s Chris O’Leary writes.

Lions get ‘country boy’ in bench boss DeVone Claybrooks

December 14, 2018 | Matt Baker
Newly-appointed head coach DeVone Claybrooks says he’s a country boy through and through.’s Matt Baker explains.

Cauz: 12 things that need to happen this off-season

December 14, 2018 | Matthew Cauz
From the Atlantic Schooners to a dream quarterback-receiver duo,’s Matthew Cauz has 12 things he wants to see in the off-season.

Not So Fast: 10 free agents likely to stay put

December 14, 2018 | Staff
With a record-breaking list of free agents, now is the time for imaginations to run wild. Just don’t expect these 10 pending free agents to be moving CFL teams in 2019.

Ferguson: Who are the CFL’s three emerging powers?

December 13, 2018 | Marshall Ferguson
If the Stamps falter in 2019, three teams stand out as potential powerhouses for the next five to 10 years.’s Marshall Ferguson writes.

Tillman: CFL neg lists ‘a little bit like the stock market’

December 12, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
With a 50 per cent success rate considered high, CFL neg lists certainly hit or miss. But as Eric Tillman points out, the payout can be pretty good. Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: 14 players of note from Wednesday’s neg list reveal

December 12, 2018 | Chris O'Leary’s senior writer Chris O’Leary takes a look at 14 of the most noteworthy players from Wednesday’s negotiation list reveal.

Claybrooks hiring the ‘right fit’ for Lions

December 11, 2018 | Staff
Hiring DeVone Claybrooks as the BC Lions new head coach was the right fit for all parties involved.

Analysis: Claybrooks hiring could help Lions challenge Stamps for tops in the west

December 11, 2018 | Staff
Pat Steinberg discusses the hiring of DeVone Claybrooks as the lions new head coach and what that could mean for the west division.

O’Leary: Time is now for Claybrooks, Lions to start anew

December 11, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
There’s a fine line for a general manager to walk, of being in the moment and aware of what’s around them, while also thinking two, three and four steps in front of themselves. It may have been ...

O’Leary: Chamblin, Argos aiming to ‘build a better boat’

December 10, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Only a year removed from the CFL Corey Chamblin is back in Toronto, refreshed and reinvigorated as he steps into his first head coaching job since 2015. Chris O’Leary has more from BMO Field.

Chamblin on return to Argos: ‘It actually feels like home’

December 10, 2018 | Staff
Even though he’s in a new role with the Toronto Argonauts, Corey Chamblin feels right at home in his return to the double blue.

Steinberg’s MMQB: A power shift in the West?

December 10, 2018 | Pat Steinberg
If DeVone Claybrooks lands in BC as expected, things are about to change in the CFL’s West Division. Monday Morning Quarterback Pat Steinberg writes.

Youth Movement: Bombers rolling with plenty of young talent

December 8, 2018 | Ed Tait
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers roster is full of young talented players.’s Ed Tait writes.

Dickenson soaking in ‘surreal’ CFHOF induction

December 7, 2018 | George Johnson
It’s a surreal feeling for Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson as he gets inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.’s George Johnson writes.

Off-Season Outlook: Toronto Argonauts

December 7, 2018 | Staff
With the most pending free agents of any team in the Canadian Football League, the Toronto Argonauts have some work to do this off-season.

Harris looking to help keep pending free agents in Winnipeg

December 6, 2018 | Ed Tait
Bombers running back Andrew Harris is doing everything he can to try and keep his teammates that are pending free agents in Winnipeg.’s Ed Tait writes.

O’Leary’s Alt-Stars: The best of the rest in 2018

December 5, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Who missed out on Tuesday’s CFL All-Star selections?’s senior writer Chris O’Leary weighs in with the best of the rest in his 2018 ‘alt-stars’ team.

The Next Step: Hervey sets sights on coaching search

December 4, 2018 | Matt Baker
The next step for Lions general manager Ed Hervey is to hire a head coach.’s Matt Baker writes.